2007 Award Luncheon honoring Wendell D. Garrett FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wendell D. Garrett, Consultant, American Decorative Arts, Sotheby’s and
Editor-at-Large, The Magazine ANTIQUES, to be Awarded for Excellence in the Arts at the 2007 Appraise
Hays, Christie's; Judith A. Jedlicka, Business Committee for the Arts, Inc.; Christian Jussel; Karen Keane, Skinner Inc.; Leigh Keno, Leigh Keno American Antiques; Leslie Keno, Sotheby's; Jon King, Bonhams; Allison Eckardt Ledes, The Magazine Antiques; Arnold Lehman, The Brooklyn Museum; Arthur Liverant, Nathan Liverant and Son Antiques; Nicholas D. Lowry, Swann Galleries; Steven Pincus, DeWitt Stern Group; Todd Prickett, C.L. Prickett; Carrie Rebora Barratt, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Margot Rosenberg, Christie's; Paul M. Roy, Withers Bergman, LLP; William Ruprecht, Sotheby’s; Albert Sack, Albert Sack American Antiques; J. Thomas Savage, Winterthur Museum & Country Estate; Jeane Sloane, Christie's; David S. Smith, The Newtown Bee; William W. Stahl, Jr., Sotheby's; Dorit Straus, Chubb Group of Insurance Companies; Jeffrey Tillou, Jeffrey Tillou Antiques; Eli Wilner, Eli Wilner & Company, Inc.
About the Event
The event will take place on Tuesday, April 24, 2007, in New York City. A reception will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and the award luncheon will follow from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Tickets are: $125 AAA members; $175 Guests and Non-Members; $300 Individual Patron tickets; $500 Individual Benefactor tickets; $1,000 Individual Sponsor tickets; $2,500 Patron Tables for ten; $4,000 Benefactor Tables for ten; $6,000 Sponsor Tables for ten. All proceeds benefit the Appraisal Institute of America, Inc., the educational foundation of the Appraisers Association of America which regularly presents lectures, conferences, and seminars on the appraising of personal property including the fine and decorative arts.
Founded in 1949, the Appraisers Association of America, Inc. is the oldest non-profit professional association of personal property appraisers with over 800 members in cities across the country as well as in Canada, Europe and Asia. The Appraisers Association of America serves the arts, legal, and financial communities and private and corporate collectors, with members providing appraisals of fine and decorative arts, jewelry, and household contents to the highest industry standards for purposes of insurance, estate tax, charitable donation, equitable distribution, liquidation, purchase, and sale. The Appraisers Association of America is affiliated with New York University, which offers a Certificate in Appraisal Studies in Fine and Decorative Arts, and with Florida State University. The Appraisers Association of America is a Sponsor of The Appraisal Foundation in Washington, D.C., and serves on The Appraisal Foundation Advisory Committee (TAFAC). The Appraisal Foundation is a non-profit educational organization chartered by Congress in 1987 to foster professionalism in appraising by establishing, improving, and promoting the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).
For tickets: Appraisers Association of America, 386 Park Avenue South, Suite 2000, New York, NY 10016. Tel: 212.889.5404 x11. Fax: 212.889.5503. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org